Tag Archive: SSE Staff

Saving Seeds from Biennial Plants

Transplanting biennials back outside

This month we asked two experienced staff members at Seed Savers Exchange to share their knowledge about saving seeds from biennials. Our Field Manager, Bryan Stuart, and one of our Field Technicians, ... Read More »

Healthy Seeds are Happy Seeds

Plant Material

Testing for squash mosaic virus Part of the responsibility that comes with maintaining a seed collection containing over 20,000 rare garden varieties includes testing for and eradicating viruses and ... Read More »

Seed Storage at Home

Seed storage at home

It’s 10:00 PM. Do you know where your children are? Some of you may be too young to remember this public service announcement from evening television programing during the 60s and 70s. For some ... Read More »

Exploring the Diversity Garden

The Diversity Garden in July, 2013.

The onset of spring has us dreaming about the vegetables that will fill our gardens during the summertime. But it is difficult to imagine summer’s bounty when your pepper plants are two inches tall ... Read More »

Two Seasons

Greenhouse Seedlings

In the fast-paced world of the Preservation department, the year is divided into two seasons: field season and getting-ready-for-field season. After a long, cold, snowy winter, we just crossed the ... Read More »

An Afternoon in the Preservation Lab

Bean Evaluations

The Preservation Lab at Seed Savers Exchange was buzzing with activity on this Friday afternoon in February. With about 13 full-time employees whose specializations range from germination testing to ... Read More »

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